Transportation

Air

If you need to book a flight, the Charlotte Douglas International Airport is a 15-minute drive from campus.

 

Taxi

Taxi service from the airport costs approximately $25. Two local cab companies in Charlotte are:

  • Crown Cab: 704-334-6666

  • Diamond Cab: 704-333-3030

 

Public Transportation

The Sprinter is a public transportation service that provides a direct connection between Charlotte Douglas International Airport and Uptown Charlotte. The Sprinter fare is the same as the Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) local fare.


Arriving on Campus

Want to get familiar with campus before orientation? Check out our interactive JWU Charlotte campus map!


Directions

Traveling South

Take Exit 10B. Keep straight at the end of the exit and follow Trade St. toward Uptown. Turn right onto Johnson & Wales Way, at the light turn left. Go to the light at W. 4th St. and Cedar St., then turn left on Cedar, Park in the Cedar St. Parking Deck (116 S. Cedar St. Charlotte, NC 28202) walk to The Student Center.

 

From I-85

Take I-77 South. Then take Exit 10B (Trade Street). Keep straight at the end of the exit and follow Trade St. toward Uptown. Turn right onto Johnson & Wales Way, at the light turn left. Go to the light at W. 4th St. and Cedar St., then turn left on Cedar, Park in the Cedar St. Parking Deck (116 S. Cedar St. Charlotte, NC 28202) walk to The Student Center.

 

From Charlotte Douglas International Airport

Take Billy Graham Parkway to I-77 North. Take Exit 10 (Trade Street). Turn right at the end of the exit and follow Trade Street toward Uptown. Turn right onto Johnson & Wales Way, at the light turn left. Go to the light at W. 4th St. and Cedar St., then turn left on Cedar, Park in the Cedar St. Parking Deck (116 S. Cedar St. Charlotte, NC 28202) walk to The Student Center.

 

From I-77

Traveling north, take Exit 10 (Trade Street). Turn right at the end of the exit and follow Trade Street toward Uptown. Turn right onto Johnson & Wales Way, at the light turn left. Go to the light at W. 4th St. and Cedar St., then turn left on Cedar, Park in the Cedar St. Parking Deck (116 S. Cedar St. Charlotte, NC 28202) walk to The Student Center.


Parking

Sessions 1- 4

Parking is available in Cedar St. Parking Deck (116 S. Cedar St. Charlotte, NC 28202) at no cost, just bring your parking ticket to The Student Center to get it validated.

 

Winter & Spring Sessions

For students moving in to their residence hall during off term sessions, further information regarding the unloading process and parking instructions will be communicated via email in prior to your arrival. If you have any specific questions regarding housing move-in before then, please contact Residential Life at 980-598-1800.